Winter Wonders

Don't let a little cold weather keep you indoors. Get out there and discover the unique beauty and fun of TVA public land in winter. Here are five ways to do just that: photography, fishing, hiking, birdwatching and hunting.

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Hunters Welcome!

Looking for a place to pursue your passion for hunting? TVA's undeveloped lands are great places to pursue the time-honored sport—and build memories that will last a lifetime.

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Looking for the catch of a lifetime?

TVA reservoirs are tops in the nation for largemouth, smallmouth, spotted and black bass. Want to know where they? Check out our cheat sheet to maximize your chances of reeling in your desired catch.

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Recreation on Undeveloped TVA Public Lands

Looking to get away into nature in its rawest form? TVA owns 229,000 acres of undeveloped public lands available for hunting, camping, hiking and birdwatching. Find your own piece of wilderness on our Undeveloped Recreation Map.

Hiking, Biking and Horseback Riding

TVA, working in conjunction with other organizations, has built more than 30 beautiful trails on its reservoir lands—to be enjoyed on foot, on wheels or in the saddle.

The Greenest Campground

TVA turned Melton Hill into a demonstration campground by installing solar and wind power, building with materials recycled from coal ash and adopting energy efficiency measures.

Tailwater Pursuits

TVA dam tailwater releases create world-class trout fishing and mild whitewater paddling opportunities for kayakers and rafters. Here’s a guide to when and where to find them.

Reservoir Information

Get the most up-to-date information on the individual reservoirs TVA manages, including observed and predicted elevations, planned generation releases at the dams, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish population survey results, recreation facilities and more.



Lake Info Mobile App

Download the TVA Lake Info app for an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. App is available for iPhone and Android devices.

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E-mail Updates

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